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February in the Cottage Garden

This post contains no affiliate links This weekend I have been cleaning and planning in earnest for the growing season ahead. I have ordered my potatoes and any extra seeds that I need to top up my collection for this year. If you would like to join us then read on: Edibles This year I’m… Continue reading February in the Cottage Garden

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One Million Trees in One Day; Save The Trees

  Every now and then I like to help out a charity or organisation when I can and yes since the babies are so small, I have been hiding behind my comfortable desk within my warm house to do that. On Saturday though, I got wrapped up and headed on out to get my hands… Continue reading One Million Trees in One Day; Save The Trees

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Plan to Suc-seed! January Planning in the Garden.

January is a bit of a ho-hum month in the cottage garden but it is in fact a very important month. It’s time for you to make your gardening plans for the year. If that’s not enough to get you excited why not think about the amazing fruit and veg you could be picking from… Continue reading Plan to Suc-seed! January Planning in the Garden.

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Reflections: A Personal Post

  December for me is all about reflection, from GIY to yarn and craft to personal goals set in the early new year. I always try and find some time during this busy month to see if I’ve managed to achieve what I wanted. As a mum it’s always hard to put yourself first because… Continue reading Reflections: A Personal Post

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Top 5 Things to do in your Garden in November

Winter has certainly made an appearance and around here, the chilly mornings have led to a little more care in wrapping up the garden beds. I usually slow down everything in November as the daylight hours are really short and the frost really starts to make an appearance. We don’t have a tunnel we just… Continue reading Top 5 Things to do in your Garden in November

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Cottage Talks – Fiona Grows Food

Happy Friday to you all! It’s time for another Spotlight on the blog. I think the craft community has been hogging the limelight in previous weeks, so I am delighted to introduce the fabulous Fiona Kelly from the award winning blog Fiona Grows Food. I just cannot read enough of Fiona’s writing and after reading this… Continue reading Cottage Talks – Fiona Grows Food

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Let’s talk about Leaf Mould

As Autumn is in full force here at the cottage, the Russian Olive trees, Acers and the deciduous trees are dropping more leaves than I can manage. There has been a problem with wet winters and leaves on the ground here promoting things like leaf spot and other nasties. To stay on top of this,… Continue reading Let’s talk about Leaf Mould